New York City Aims for All-Electric Bus Fleet by 2040

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NY wants to have all electric bus transport by 2040-or sooner. With the capacity of over the 5,000  buses, the modernization of transport in this city will be very challenging.

New York City is testing 10 electric buses this year and plans to go all electric by 2040. How quickly it reaches that goal depends in part on technology and EV charging infrastructure. Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images New York City plans to convert its public bus system to an all-electric fleet by 2040, if not sooner, a new target announced this week by NYC Transit President Andy Byford. “It does depend on the maturity of the technology—both the bus technology and the charging technology—but we are deadly serious about moving to an all-electric fleet,” Byford, who became head of […]

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